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Posted on: October 11, 2021

22nd Declaration of Local Emergency Requires Masks When Inside Public Spaces

Coronavirus COVID-19 Update - Mayor & Commission

The Mayor and Commission approved a 22nd declaration of a local state of emergency at their Regular Session on October 5, 2021. The declaration is in effect through November 3, 2021 unless extended, rescinded, superseded, or altered by the Mayor and Commi...

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22nd Declaration of Local Emergency Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: September 24, 2021

Georgia DPH Follows Federal Recommendations For COVID Booster Shots

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ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) will follow the guidance and recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices (ACIP) for COVID vaccine booster shots.

The r...

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GA DPH COVID Vaccination Location Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Athens-Clarke County COVID-19 Vaccination Incentive Program

DPH news flash

As of Friday, September 3, anyone who lives, works, or goes to school in Athens-Clarke County and has not yet been vaccinated against COVID-19 is eligible for a $100 gift card when they get their first shot at the Clarke County Health Department or at oth...

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 27, 2021

Clarke County School District Requiring Masks for All on CCSD Property

Clarke County School District

FROM SUPERINTENDENT DR. XERNONA J. THOMAS

July 26, 2021

In one week, we will welcome back nearly 12,500 students to our 21 schools. We are excited about what this year will bring, and in preparation, we are communicating some important changes to our COVID-...

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Clarke County School District Website Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: May 18, 2021

Georgians 12+ Eligible for COVID Vaccine

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Georgia eligibility is open for everyone 12 years of age and older for the COVID vaccine. 

Note: Pfizer is the only COVID vaccine currently authorized for children aged 12-17.

On Thursday, May 12, 2021 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

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GA DPH Vaccine Information & Locator Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: April 5, 2021

Georgia Department of Community Affairs Rental Assistance Program

Georgia Department of Community Affairs Announces Rental Assistance Program

The State of Georgia received $552 million from U.S. Treasury's Federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program to provide relief to individuals, families, and landlords whose finances have been negatively impacted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The G...

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Georgia Rental Assistance Program information Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates